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What is the Science of Encounter Killings in the Saffron Lab

A magnificent piece of investigative film-making by Shubhradeep Chakravarty who tragically passed away just a few years after making this film and other hard hitting exposes of the regime that now rules India. Encountered on Saffron Agenda is a documentary… Continue Reading →

Who is Shiv Kumar ,The Rebel With A Smile

The Dalit activist has been beaten and tortured in jail, but his spirit remains untamed, asserts his best friend by astha Four years ago, after a screening of a film based on Shaheed Bhagat Singh in Haryana’s Sonipat, when everyone… Continue Reading →

The Population Myth -‘Islam is the pioneer of the concept of family planning ‘

In his latest book The Population Myth: Islam, Family Planning and Politics in India, former chief election commissioner SY Quraishi  systematically dismantles the myth that the Muslim population will soon overtake Hindus. He talks to Himanshi Dhawan about how majoritarian fears of a… Continue Reading →

Pen America calls for investigation into death in custody of Bangladesh writer

Mushtaq Ahmed died in custody at Kashimpur High Security Prison on Thursday after nearly ten months in pre-trial detention February 25, 2021 (New York, NY) — Bangladeshi writer and journalist Mushtaq Ahmed died in custody at Kashimpur High Security Prison… Continue Reading →

India’s COVID Vaccination Plan: What is the Ground Reality?

Is India truly conducting the world’s ‘biggest’ COVID vaccine drive? Why the focus on the ‘Make in India’ tag?NISSIM MANNATHUKKAREN India’s current national discourse is saturated with propaganda and disinformation — even with regard to critical areas like the COVID-19… Continue Reading →

With Over 5 Million Tweets, ‘Modi Job Do’ Trends At #1 On Twitter

by February 25, 2021 The #modi_job_do hashtag became the global hashtag with a humongous amount of students and opposition members participating in the campaign. Rising unemployment in the country, frauds in exam processes, coupled with delays and failures in conducting and… Continue Reading →

State of India’s environment: Why farmers kill themselves

The back of the Indian farmour is against the wall amid rising costs of inputs, climate change-induced risks and faulty market mechanisms By DTE Staff Published: Wednesday 24 February 2021 More than 28 farmers and farm labourers die by suicide in India… Continue Reading →

Remembering Chandra Shekhar Azad in the Context of Our Victimized Youth Activists Today

Written by  Bharat Dogra and Jagmohan Singh Chandra Shekhar Azad has been one of the most enduring and inspiring symbols of courage and resistance in India. He symbolizes for millions of people in the country indomitable  spirit of great courage… Continue Reading →

Open Letter To Prime Minister Modi On The Sale Of Visakhapatnam Steel Plant

by E A S Sarma — February 26, 2021 To Shri Narendra D ModiPrime Minister of India Dear Shri Modiji, I write this letter to express my anguish as a concerned citizen of north Andhra Pradesh at the decision taken by the Central… Continue Reading →

Torture, Belief & A Love Letter: Khalid Saifi’s Year In Jail

One year since his incarceration, a man who campaigned against hate crime is defending himself in three cases, including the Delhi riots conspiracy case, which invoked India’s anti-terror law. In one bail order, the judge highlighted the “vindictiveness” of the… Continue Reading →

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